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Astronomer Says Spiritual Phenomena Exist in Other Dimensions

Posted on 08 April 2014, 14:52

Astronomer and mathematician Bernard Carr theorizes that many of the phenomena we experience but cannot explain within the physical laws of this dimension actually occur in other dimensions.

Albert Einstein stated that there are at least four dimensions. The fourth dimension is time, or spacetime, since Einstein said space and time cannot be separated. In modern physics, theories about the existence of up to 11 dimensions and the possibility of more have gained traction.

Carr, a professor of mathematics and astronomy at Queen Mary University of London, says our consciousness interacts with another dimension. Furthermore, the multi-dimensional universe he envisions has a hierarchical structure. We are at the lowest-level dimension.

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Is this proof near-death experiences ARE real?

Posted on 27 January 2014, 11:10

As a nurse, I’m always cheered when I see a patient who appears to be making a good recovery. That certainly seemed the case with 60-year-old Tom Kennard, who’d been suffering from sepsis after surgery for cancer.

After a couple weeks in the intensive care ward, he was well enough to be moved from his hospital bed to a chair. Moments later, however, he suddenly slumped into unconsciousness.

There was no doubt at all that he was out cold. He responded neither to my urgent questions nor to the painful pressure of my Biro on his fingernails.

Worse still, his skin became clammy, his oxygen levels dropped and his blood pressure plummeted — clear signs that his condition had become critical.

As I quickly gave him extra oxygen, I called out to the other nurses in the intensive care unit. Four of them immediately flocked to Tom’s bedside, and we gently helped return him to his bed as we called for a doctor urgently.


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Thicker cerebral cortex tied to spirituality: study

Posted on 04 January 2014, 13:20

(Reuters Health) - For people at high risk of depression because of a family history, spirituality may offer some protection for the brain, a new study hints.

Parts of the brain’s outer layer, the cortex, were thicker in high-risk study participants who said religion or spirituality was “important” to them versus those who cared less about religion.

“Our beliefs and our moods are reflected in our brain and with new imaging techniques we can begin to see this,” Myrna Weissman told Reuters Health. “The brain is an extraordinary organ. It not only controls, but is controlled by our moods.”

Weissman, who worked on the new study, is a professor of psychiatry and epidemiology at Columbia University and chief of the Clinical-Genetic Epidemiology department at New York State Psychiatric institute.

While the new study suggests a link between brain thickness and religiosity or spirituality, it cannot say that thicker brain regions cause people to be religious or spiritual, Weissman and her colleagues note in JAMA Psychiatry.

It might hint, however, that religiosity can enhance the brain’s resilience against depression in a very physical way, they write.

Previously, the researchers had found that people who said they were religious or spiritual were at lower risk of depression. They also found that people at higher risk for depression had thinning cortices, compared to those with lower depression risk.

The cerebral cortex is the brain’s outermost layer made of gray matter that forms the organ’s characteristic folds. Certain areas of the cortex are important hubs of neural activity for processes such as sensory perception, language and emotion.

For the new study, the researchers twice asked 103 adults between the ages of 18 and 54 how important religion or spirituality was to them and how often they attended religious services over a five-year period.

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Pilot Crashes, See Own Body Hanging in Trees: Near Death Experience

Posted on 13 December 2013, 11:12

This near death experience was shared by Canadian pilot Jeffrey S. on the Near Death Experience Research Foundation website and on YouTube. There has been a lot written about NDE but this one is particularly intriguing because there is some physical evidence to back up this pilot’s story.

http://projectavalon.net

Is there an afterlife? The science of biocentrism can prove there is, claims Professor Robert Lanza

Posted on 21 November 2013, 17:05

Robert Lanza claims the theory of biocentrism says death is an illusion

He said life creates the universe, and not the other way round

This means space and time don’t exist in the linear fashion we think it does

He uses the famous double-split experiment to illustrate his point

And if space and time aren’t linear, then death can’t exist in ‘any real sense’ either

Most scientists would probably say that the concept of an afterlife is either nonsense, or at the very least unprovable.

Yet one expert claims he has evidence to confirm an existence beyond the grave - and it lies in quantum physics.

Professor Robert Lanza claims the theory of biocentrism teaches that death as we know it is an illusion created by our consciousness.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2503370/Quantum-physics-proves-IS-afterlife-claims-scientist.html

The Bosnian Pyramid dated at over 30,000 years changes recorded history

Posted on 14 November 2013, 20:03

The Bosnian Valley of the Pyramids now in the eighth year of excavation spans six square kilometers in the Visoko River Basin 40km northwest of Sarajevo. Comprised of four ancient pyramids almost three times the size of Giza and an extensive subterranean pyramid tunnel complex, new discoveries each year continue to reveal proof of a much different history of mankind on earth. The central pyramid of the Sun rises a colossal 420 meters in to the air and has a mass of millions of tons. By comparison the Great pyramid of Cheops (Khufu) in the Giza plateau is 146 meters high, making the Bosnian Pyramids the largest and oldest known pyramids on the planet. Since research began at the Bosnian site, Dr. Osmanagich has amazed the scientific and archaeological community by gathering a team of interdisciplinary engineers, physicists and researchers from around the world to conduct open and transparent investigation of the site to try and discover the true nature and purpose of this pyramidal complex.

“This is an unknown culture presenting highly-advanced arts and sciences, technology capable of forming truly massive structures and we believe in that process demonstrating an ability to harness pure energy resources,” comments Tim Moon, who has recently joined Osmanagich as lead archeologist at the Bosnian site.

http://altering-perspectives.com/2013/11/anthropologist-reveals-irrefutable-proof-recorded-history-wrong.html

Consciousness After Death: Strange Tales From the Frontiers of Resuscitation Medicine

Posted on 15 May 2013, 22:57

Sam Parnia practices resuscitation medicine. In other words, he helps bring people back from the dead — and some return with stories. Their tales could help save lives, and even challenge traditional scientific ideas about the nature of consciousness.

“The evidence we have so far is that human consciousness does not become annihilated,” said Parnia, a doctor at Stony Brook University Hospital and director of the school’s resuscitation research program. “It continues for a few hours after death, albeit in a hibernated state we cannot see from the outside.”

Resuscitation medicine grew out of the mid-twentieth century discovery of CPR, the medical procedure by which hearts that have stopped beating are revived. Originally effective for a few minutes after cardiac arrest, advances in CPR have pushed that time to a half-hour or more.

New techniques promise to even further extend the boundary between life and death. At the same time, experiences reported by resuscitated people sometimes defy what’s thought to be possible. They claim to have seen and heard things, though activity in their brains appears to have stopped.

It sounds supernatural, and if their memories are accurate and their brains really have stopped, it’s neurologically inexplicable, at least with what’s now known. Parnia, leader of the Human Consciousness Project’s AWARE study, which documents after-death experiences in 25 hospitals across North America and Europe, is studying the phenomenon scientifically.

Parnia discusses his work in the new book Erasing Death: The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death. Wired talked to Parnia about resuscitation and the nature of consciousness.

Wired: In the book you say that death is not a moment in time, but a process. What do you mean by that?

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Why science is taking near-death experiences seriously

Posted on 15 May 2013, 19:42

“In one I saw the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel and there was certainly an extraordinary sense of warmth, communality and progress,” said the novelist Fay Weldon this week. The 81-year-old was describing two near-death experiences she had in hospital following heart problems. “The other time I saw pearly gates in garish, Hindu-type colours. They were double-glazed and when they were pushed back I got a rather convincing glimpse of the other side.”

http://www.express.co.uk/news/science-technology/399692/Why-science-is-taking-near-death-experiences-seriously

Belief in the paranormal reflects normal brain activity carried to an extreme.

Posted on 14 October 2012, 21:13

It wasn’t immediately obvious to Walter Semkiw that he was the reincarnation of John Adams. Adams was a lawyer and rabble-rouser who helped overthrow a government; Semkiw is a doctor who has never so much as challenged a parking ticket. The second president was balding and wore a powdered wig; Semkiw has a full head of hair. But in 1984, a psychic told the then medical resident and psychiatrist-in-training that he is the reincarnation of a major figure of the Revolution, possibly Adams. Once Semkiw got over his skepticism—as a student of the human mind, he was of course familiar with “how people get misled and believe something that might not be true,” he recalls—he wasn’t going to let superficial dissimilarities dissuade him so easily. As he researched Adams’s life, Semkiw began finding many tantalizing details. For instance, Adams described his handwriting as “tight-fisted and concise”—“just like mine,” Semkiw realized. He also saw an echo of himself in Adams’s dedication to the cause of independence from England. “I can be very passionate,” Semkiw says. The details accumulated and, after much deliberation, Semkiw went with his scientific side, dismissing the reincarnation idea.

But one day in 1995, when Semkiw was the medical director for Unocal 76, the oil company, he heard a voice in his head intoning, “Study the life of Adams!” Now he found details much more telling than those silly coincidences he had learned a dozen years earlier. He looked quite a bit like the second president, Semkiw realized. Adams’s description of parishioners in church pews as resembling rows of cabbages was “something I would have said,” Semkiw realized. “We are both very visual.” And surely it was telling that Unocal’s slogan was “the spirit of ‘76.” It was all so persuasive, thought Semkiw, who is now a doctor at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Group in California, that as a man of science and reason whose work requires him to critically evaluate empirical evidence, he had to accept that he was Adams reincarnated.

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Neurosurgeon has afterlife experience during Near Death Experience

Posted on 08 October 2012, 13:46

There are increasing numbers of Near Death Experiences (NDE) being reported these days and often from credible witnesses. This one is particularly interesting because it happened to a neurosurgeon who was in a coma and knowing a little about brain function, I would say he’s a sort of expert witness. If you have 10 minutes to spare it’s well worth a read.

newsweek/2012/10/07/proof-of-heaven-a-doctor-s-experience-with-the-afterlife.html

 
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“Dying” by Stafford betty – What is dying like from the point of view of our spirit friends? And what immediately follows dying? One of the richest descriptions of the afterlife was transmitted from the mother of an Anglican minister, Rev. Vale Owen, in 1917. Owen’s mother had died eight years earlier. The book, The Life Beyond the Veil, was first published in 1920. In it is a moving description of a passing that vividly suggests the difference in attitude between typical earth-side views of death and the spirits’. Bear in mind that the speaker is the Rev. Owen’s deceased mother. Here is the full account. Read here
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